Helmut Brand

Helmut Brand

Helmut
Brand

Jean Monnet Professor of European Public Health and head of the Department of International Health

Funding Director 

Institutions: Maastricht University & Prasanna School of Public Health  

Country: Germany

Primary Research Interests

Primary activities relating to ACT Assess & Connect 

Through the partnership that Age Care Technologies® is developing with the Prasanna School of Public Health, the ACT Assess & Connect tool will be used to support research on older people relating to their five research themes: population science, data analytics, innovation, national policy, and global policy development.  

MORE ABOUT HELMUT BRAND

Helmut Brand is Jean Monnet Professor of European Public Health and head of the Department of International Health at Maastricht University, The Netherlands. He studied Medicine in Düsseldorf and Zürich and earned a Master in Community Medicine from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and London School of Economics. Prof. Brand is a specialist in Public Health Medicine.

After working in several Health Authorities and Ministries of Health in Germany he was director of the Public Health Institute of North Rhine Westphalia. Since then, European Integration in Health is the main topic of his work.

He is past president of the Association of Schools of Public Health in the European region (ASPHER), president of the European Health Forum Gastein (EHFG) and co-chair of the European alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM).

As policy advisor he serves on the European Advisory Committee on Health Research (EACHR) of WHO Europe and on the Expert Panel on “Investing in Health” for the European Commission. At MAHE, Manipal, India he acts as Founding Director of the Prasanna School of Public Health.